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Rubi Pregnancy Monitor at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Geek News Central

Rubi Pregnancy Monitor at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

In my experience, expecting a new baby is a conflicting mix of emotions ranging from total joy to sheer terror...and I'm the dad. For mums-to-be there's the extra worry from carrying the baby and 78% of women experience unhealthy levels of stress and anxiety during pregnancy. These concerns are not entirely unfounded as the risk of miscarriages and stillbirths is significant, and sadly there's still considerable stigma associated with a failed pregnancy.
Many medical professionals recommend measuring kicks and punches after 28 weeks as a good indicator of a foetus' relative health but there's often natural variation and mum's often got other things on her mind. Of course, this is where Rubi from Sensable Technnologies comes in. Rubi is a passive wearable pregnancy monitor that mum wears over her bump to automatically record kicking information. Eric and Nolan tell me more about Rubi at the Wearable Technology Show in London.
Typically Rubi records a running total for the last hour and keeps track of the last...

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